Baffoe: The Cubs 'Slump' & Bad DrugsA lot of baseball standards haven’t quite fit these Cubs.
Levine: Theo Epstein, Joe Maddon Preach Patience With Jorge SolerSoler, 24, entered Friday hitting .175.
Baffoe: Cubs, Jake Arrieta Owe Each Other NothingWhen discussing Arrieta's contract that expires with the Cubs after 2017, remember that this is a business.
Levine: Theo Epstein Not Taking Cubs' Hot Start For Granted"We are thrilled by the start we have gotten, but we are not blinded by it," Epstein says.
Theo Epstein On Jake Arrieta Negotiations: 'Kind Of An Eternity To Start Thinking Of 2018 Right Now'"He's putting himself in a position to get a great contract," Epstein says of Arrieta.
Emma: Cubs' Cutting-Edge New Player Amenities Reward PatienceTom Ricketts committed to building the Cubs top-notch amenities.
Emma: Cubs' Special Ride Commences At Wrigley FieldThe World Series dreaming is underway at the Friendly Confines.
Levine: Chicago Cubs Offense Can Be SuffocatingThrough six games, the Cubs were averaging 7.0 runs and working the count.
Theo Epstein Sick Over Kyle Schwarber's Injury, But Cubs Planned For Such A 'Bad Dream'"He's extremely genuine, extremely down to earth, truly prioritizes the welfare of the team," Epstein says of Schwarber.
Levine: With Extension Close, Theo Epstein Will Soon Be Baseball's Highest-Paid ExecutiveShort of winning a World Series already, Epstein has done everything Ricketts has wanted in four-plus years on the job.
Tom Ricketts: Theo Epstein's Contract Extension Coming 'Pretty Soon'Epstein's in the final year of his original deal with the Cubs but will soon reach an extension.
Bernstein: Cubs' Theo Epstein Chasing A Baseball Holy GrailEpstein has his eyes on the next market inefficiency -- protecting pitchers' arms.